Warwick Russell

Current Employment

Current Company

Smetric Consulting Group Ltd

Current Position

Managing Director

Professional Profile

Key Achievements

Partnering with SME business owners over the last 3 years to grow, improve and turnaround their businesses.

Current Directorships and Advisory Board Positions


Smetric Consulting Group Ltd


Managing Director

Time in this Position

3 years

Company 2


Position 2

Advisory Board Chairman

Time in this Position 2

3 years

Company 3

Red Rat Clothing Limited

Position 3

Advisory Board Member

Time in this Position 3

9 Months

Contact information


021 951 076

Physical address

9 A Garden Road, Remuera, Auckland

Website 1


Website 2


Skype ID






Warwick Russell

Email address


Preferred Contact Number

+64 9 522 4938

Postal address

PO Box 12639, Penrose, Auckland 1642



Professional Profile

Advisory services to business owners over the last 3 years to grow, turnaround and exit their businesses
Business owner of business in manufacturing, hire, horticulture and consulting over 20 years
Chief financial officer and finance executive for Vector, Auckland District Health Board, Freightways, Pulp and Paper, Building materials and DB Breweries.


Advisory Board Chair, Advisory Board Member


Charity, Community Group, Non Govt Sector Organisations, Private Company, Start Up Companies

Key skills

Finance, General management, Governance, IT, Start Ups

Industry experience

Govt/Public Sector, Health/Medical/Pharmacy, IT, Manufacturing, Mining/Resources/Energy, Primary Industry, Professional Services/Commercial, Transport/Warehouse/Logistics, Utilities, Venture Capital/Private Equity

Curriculum Vitae / Biography

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Experience Categories

Industry experience additional comments

Wide range of experience across a number of industries and with small to large businesses
Understand and appreciate the benefits of discipline from large businesses but also the nimbleness of privately owned businesses

Commercial Experience

Smetric Consulting Group – Managing Director – 3 years
Rivervista Ventures – Director – 4 years
Mighty River Power – Consultant – 2 years
Auckland District Heath Board – Acting CFO – 6 months
Vector – CFO – 4 years
Freightways/Tappenden – CFO – 6 years

Qualifications and Education


University of Waikato

Time at above facility

4 Years

Qualifications gained

Bachelor of Management Studies

Facility 2

New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants

Time at above facility 2

34 Years

More qualifications

Chartered Accountant, Cost and Management Accountant